Frankipile Aust starts geotech drilling
First full-time staff (Don Douglas) & Sydney laboratory built
Ground Test Australia starts as trading division of Frankipile
Brisbane Office opens
Ground Test Pty Ltd incorporated as separate company
Townsville office commences
Newcastle office starts initially as part time only
D.J. Douglas Partners Pty Ltd formed to buy Ground Test
Douglas Partners acquires SoilMech P/L in Melbourne
Douglas Partners opens an office on the Central Coast
Cairns office commences operations
Perth office opens its doors to Western Australia
Douglas Partners opens Campbelltown office, now relocated to Macarthur
Darwin Office commences
Wollongong office opens its doors
Gold Coast office is opened
Industry Leadership – 14-time winners of the Client Choice Awards to Date.
Douglas Partners expands to the Sunshine Coast
Douglas Partners acquires Chandler Morrison Geotechnical in Coffs Harbour and Port Macquarie, forming Douglas CMG
North West Sydney office is opened
Douglas Partners expands into Ballina, NSW
Celebrating 50 years of Expertise.
Celebrating 60 years of Excellence with a new look.
Spanning over six decades, Douglas Partners has harnessed the brilliant minds of our people, utilising local knowledge and technical expertise to collect high-quality ground data and provide practical solutions for projects where the built environment interacts with the ground.
Through our journey, we have become the benchmark for grounded expertise in Australia. Our commitment to risk management and mitigation, along with tailored solutions that enhance outcomes sets us apart as leaders in the field.
As we celebrate our 60th anniversary, we extend our gratitude to our people, valued clients and partners who have all played a pivotal role in shaping our legacy. Your trust in us and collaboration with us have been instrumental to our achievements.